With these 524 delicious recipes and over 100 instructive illustrations, beloved chef Julia Child brilliantly guides aspiring cooks on their way to mastering French cookery. This classic collection offers something for everyone, from beginners to seasoned experts—or anyone who loves good food and longs to reproduce the savory delights of French cuisine.
Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle break down the classic foods of France into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalogue of dishes—from historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. Throughout, the focus is on key recipes that form the backbone of French cooking and lend themselves to an infinite number of elaborations. Hardcover.